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FormRecycler
Recycle form questions from a Form in your Google Drive to the current Form. A great use case for teachers with Test banks!
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Did you ever want to just reuse a few questions from a Form in your Drive? Now you can, just pick the Form in the popup window and it will populate with the questions from that Form. It even will show you which questions were required in the original form and make them required in your new one! Select the ones you want to insert and FormRecycler will automagically insert them at the end of the Form!

Now also supports Team Drives and will recycle quiz questions preserving the point values. It will not recycle embedded images, video questions or section headers right now.

You can recycled embedded images and images in Multiple Choice and Checkbox options by using the FormRecycler Chrome Extension now!
To install it, go to: bit.ly/FormRecyclerChrome

Version 48 update:
Bug fixing

Version 47 update:
Bug fixing

Version 46 update:
Bug fixing

Version 44 update:
Added images to question choice screen and fixed the order of Multiple Choice and Checkbox items to be accurately recycled. Enabled the recycling of embedded images and images in Multiple Choice and Checkbox options with the FormRecycler Chrome Extension: bit.ly/FormRecyclerChrome

Version 43 update:
Bug fixing

Version 42 update:
Bug fixing
Version 41 update: 
Fixed issue that was returning this error: 
Error: Error: 400 - Invalid data; couldn't parse JSON object. Are you sending a JSON object with valid key names?

April 1, 2019 update:
Will recycle Quiz general feedback, incorrect feedback text & URLs, and correct feedback text & URLs (cannot recycle Youtube video feedback).
Added Unlimited premium plan functionality.
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A User of FormRecycler
April 4, 2019
SOS!!! Error: 400 - Invalid data; couldn't parse JSON object. Are you sending a JSON object with valid key names? I've been getting this code error whenever i try to recycle a form, can someone help i paid for the unlimited plan but still giving me the same error code
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Christopher Rinehart
April 4, 2019
I got the same message...Someone please help...
Trina Wilson
January 23, 2017
I would love this add-on if two things could be improved: 1) the answers to the questions (from the original form) should come in with the questions (to the new form), 2)I want to be able to pull in questions from one form in one section, and then from another form in a separate section, (and so on). I can see Madge had similar concerns. Any chances this will get updated? (I will be a big fan and tell others about this add-on if this can happen.)
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A user of FormRecycler
March 11, 2017
Hi Trina, currently there is no API to allow programatically add answers to Quizzes.
A User of FormRecycler
January 7, 2017
I love this add-on but I wish it could do a little more. I would like to use it to create a test bank of questions in multiple Google Forms. When I create a quiz, I would like to recycle the questions. However, I loose any attached images, point value assigned, and the correct 'quiz' answer. Are there any plans to upgrade this add-on to work with Google Forms quiz features?
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A user of FormRecycler
April 12, 2019
I also would love to use the same approach as you are suggesting. I find that if I copy one question it works. Two or more questions and all questions after the first do not have their point values or answers.
A user of FormRecycler
March 11, 2017
Hi Madge, currently there is no API to allow programatically add answers to Quizzes that Google will allow.
Jennifer Murphy
May 17, 2016
I love the idea and it seems to work with most questions. However, when I re-use a simple Choice Eliminator question with times just listed as 9:00, 9:30, 10:00 etc, it changes the format to GMT and adds a date, December 1989, to each answer.
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A user of FormRecycler
May 28, 2016
Hi Jennifer, can you share the Form with me? It might be based on the way Choice Eliminator creates the time questions.
Trevor Beck
March 17, 2016
I like the concept and so far seems to be working. Any chance of also pulling in any validation settings that have been created for each question?
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A user of FormRecycler
March 22, 2019
go on so no to zearn
A user of FormRecycler
March 25, 2016
Hi Trevor, Thanks I have implemented required questions for the next distribution but there is no Google Apps Script method for validation settings...sorry!
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